hotelF1 Lille Tourcoing Nord

416/5 rue de Lille, Roncq, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, 59223, France | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Roncq

STOPOVER YPRES.

A travel blog entry by hippofarmerqld

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... since found out that it is the most visited grave by school kids from England on the Western Front. It was then onto the Yorkshire Trench & Dugout which had been re-discovered during some canal works in 1998. During excavation hundreds of remains and artifacts were discovered. It seems wherever you dig around here you'd find the same. The Passchendaele Museum and Tyne Cot Cemetery and Memorial were next. Tyne Cot is the largest burial cemetery in the world with nearly ...

Sites of Battle of Ypres an Hill 62

A travel blog entry by yake

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Belgium is a favourite so far! The town is beautiful - feels like we're in a storybook. Poppies are everywhere. There is evidence all over town of John McCrae's poem. Today we had a few hours of free time so Josh and I took in the Flander's Field Museum and sought out some Belgian chocolate - so good! The museum was fantastic - provided the stories of many nations and individuals involved in the war effort. ...

Vimy

A travel blog entry by yake

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... biography of a 'Richmond boy' who died at Vimy Ridge. Our biography was well received by everyone. Josh was very nervous about sharing his work in front of 30 teachers.....:)) he felt very proud of himself when finished. In addition to reading Arthur Lewis' biography we left a few pieces of Richmond for him at the monument - a few rocks from the Jock River riverbed, soil from the Richmond Fairgrounds, a ...

Our own Trench experience & Hill 60

A travel blog entry by goweregypt

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... spot. I arrived just before 7:30 and there was only one spot in the front row left!! There must have been more than last night, with the crowds being over 10 deep!! It is very moving, although it is amazing to stand beside people who sigh with impatience as the last wreath is placed and who ask friends why does it go for so long??!!
We covered 13 km walking today. Greg did some washing tonight including his socks which required numerous washes before the water stopped being brown!
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From "Flander's fields" to Westvleteren

A travel blog entry by forthestory

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... Johanes appeared and was kind enough to offer me a place to sleep. They gave me shelter, water, food, and a place to meditate. He was hard-working and very busy, but Father Johanes still made time to talk with me. The monastery is beautiful and meticulously maintained. I consider myself lucky to have met these gracious men, and I appreciate all that they do. I went to a nice catholic mass on Sunday held by the monks and embarked shortly ...

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This hotel, located on 416/5 rue de Lille, Roncq, is near Euralille Station, Museum of Art & Industry (Musée d'Art et d'Industrie), and Grand Bleu.
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